Sweet Charity

Musical - Revival

Minskoff Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: April 15, 1986
  • Opening Date: April 27, 1986
  • Closing Date: March 15, 1987
  • Previews: 15
  • Performances: 369

Music: Cy Coleman

Lyrics: Dorothy Fields

Book: Neil Simon

Synopsis

A New York taxi dancer is open-hearted but unlucky in love, until she meets a strait-laced claustrophobe and nurses him through an elevator jam, in this musical adaptation of the Federico Fellini film The Nights of Cabiria.

 

Opening Night Cast

Debbie Allen in Sweet Charity Debbie Allen Charity
Mark Jacoby in Sweet Charity Mark Jacoby Vittorio Vidal
Irving Lee Daddy Johann Sebastian Brubeck
Bebe Neuwirth in Sweet Charity Bebe Neuwirth Nickie
Carrie Nygren Ursula
Lee Wilkof in Sweet Charity Lee Wilkof Herman
Allison Williams Helene
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Opening Night Production Credits

Neil Simon Neil Simon Book
Cy Coleman Cy Coleman Music
Dorothy Fields Dorothy Fields Lyrics
Bob Fosse Bob Fosse Director
Bob Fosse Bob Fosse Choreographer
  Robert Randolph Scenic Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1986 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Debbie Allen Nominee
1986 Outstanding Director of a Musical Bob Fosse Nominee
1986 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Michael Rupert Winner
1986 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Bebe Neuwirth Nominee
1986 Outstanding Orchestrations Ralph Burns Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1986 Outstanding Choreography Bob Fosse Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1986 Theatre World Award Mark Jacoby Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1986 Actress in a Musical Debbie Allen Nominee
1986 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Patricia Zipprodt Winner
1986 Featured Actor in a Musical Michael Rupert Winner
1986 Featured Actress in a Musical Bebe Neuwirth Winner
1986 Revival (Play or Musical)   Winner

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Mar. 15, 1987 41 $189,097
-
$40,782 $28.85
-
6554
1621
8
0
50.54% 16.75%
Mar. 8, 1987 40 $148,315
-
$500 $33.85
-
4382
1621
8
0
33.79% -1.59%
Mar. 1, 1987 39 $147,815
-
-$47,875 $32.22
-
4588
1621
8
0
35.38% -13.25%
Feb. 22, 1987 38 $195,690
-
- $31.03
-
6306
1621
8
0
48.63% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $680,917
-
  $31.49 21830
51872
32
0
42.08 %  
Cumulative
  $15,373,615
-
  $34.54
$0.00
444510
622464
369
15
71.41 %  
 
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